The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We're in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.
Manager Strategy and Performance
6 Month Fixed Term / secondment opportunity
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with advising the government on social policy and providing social services.
The Ministry provides care and protection of vulnerable children and young people employment, income support and superannuation services funding to community service providers social policy and advice to government student allowances and loans.
The Organisational Planning, Performance and Governance (OPPG) business unit provides important services to the Chief Executive, the Leadership Team and Ministers in relation to organisational strategic planning and decision making, governance and budget processes.
This includes accountability and planning processes that relate to the Ministry as an organisation, and performance advice and monitoring undertaken on behalf of the Minister.
As Manager, Strategy and Performance, you will work closely with the Ministry's Leadership Team on managing the strategic governance processes and providing advice.
You will be responsible for the overall management of key accountability documents, as well as reporting and advising on performance achievement across the Ministry.
Your management skills and advice will be crucial to producing high quality reports and products for the Ministry and Minister, including the preparation of key accountability / reporting documents such as the annual report.
You will work closely with the Principal Advisor Crown Entities to support them in performing our monitoring responsibilities.
This is an interesting and dynamic role requiring sound analytical and relationship management ability. We are looking for an experienced professional, who has been involved in strategic / business planning work in the government sector.
Developing and maintaining relationships within the Ministry and with counterparts in the State Sector are an important aspect of the job so you will require strong relationship skills.
Collaboration is essential to be able to deliver integrated and high-level performance within the team and across the organisation.
This position forms part of the management team within OPPG, and will also contribute to the overall leadership and direction of the group